225 episodes

Welcome to the House Guest podcast, where C&TH Interiors Editor Carole Annett chats with experts from the world of interior design and decoration, the people behind the houses and hotels you see in glossy magazines like ours. Some of the names will be familiar, and others may be less so, but we’re sure you’ll recognise the hotels and restaurants they’ve designed. And if you’re in the middle of your own building project or re-style, we hope you’ll pick up some tips. Enjoy!

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    • 4.7 • 39 Ratings

Welcome to the House Guest podcast, where C&TH Interiors Editor Carole Annett chats with experts from the world of interior design and decoration, the people behind the houses and hotels you see in glossy magazines like ours. Some of the names will be familiar, and others may be less so, but we’re sure you’ll recognise the hotels and restaurants they’ve designed. And if you’re in the middle of your own building project or re-style, we hope you’ll pick up some tips. Enjoy!

    Putting The WOW Into WOW House: Today’s House Guest is Katharine Pooley

    Putting The WOW Into WOW House: Today’s House Guest is Katharine Pooley

    Today’s House Guest is Katharine Pooley, one of the most respected and highly regarded names in the world of interior design and architecture. Katharine says, ‘All our conversations with clients start with comfort, happiness, wellness and sustainability’. Celebrating 20 years in the business, Katharine has a Chelsea design studio, a Walton Street boutique, and heads up a team of 50 people. Tune in as she talks chateaus, chicken coops and her upcoming showcase at WOW House, Design Centre Chelsea Harbour (June 4 to July 4).

    • 27 min
    Celebrating Maximalism With Roisin Quinn, Winner of Interior Design Masters

    Celebrating Maximalism With Roisin Quinn, Winner of Interior Design Masters

    ‘Surprisingly, I didn’t think a maximalist would get that far,’ laughs Roisin Quinn, ‘but I won!' she says of her recent triumph in BBC's Interior Design Masters.Roisin was spurred to change career in the wake of feedback she received after designing her own wedding (her dress was the only bit of white) and also doing the interiors of her parents' house during lockdown. ’This time last year I was still a travel adviser,’ she says. Join us to hear about her uplifting tale of following your dream.

    • 28 min
    Mad About Kate Watson-Smyth

    Mad About Kate Watson-Smyth

    Kate Watson-Smyth is the founder of Mad About The House, passionate about renovating and decorating, she documented the dramas of creating her London home from two flats and now doing up an Italian property where she plans to invite guests for decorating workshops (a collaboration with Graphenstone paint on new Italian-inspired hues is also in the offing). We sat down to chat about her travels - she travelled to Senegal for her gap year, writing a book about shades of grey (and the mix-up with a book with a similar title!) her friendship with Queen of Colour Sophie Robinson, how The Great Indoors podcast came about, and what plenty more. Make a cuppa, sit down and enjoy the tales from a colourful life, plus a few giggles along the way.

    • 30 min
    Today's House Guest Is Paula Sutton

    Today's House Guest Is Paula Sutton

    This week, Carole Annett sits down with Paula Sutton – who listeners might better recognise as the woman behind @hillhousevintage. Carole discovered Paula's account on Instagram, and quickly became a fan of how she depicted life in the country with her family and beloved pooch Lady Dashwood. A Bridgerton addict, Paula delights with her vintage finds and decorating ideas.

    • 32 min
    'Homes Don't Happen Overnight': Today's House Guests Are Saffron Aldridge and Scarlett Supple

    'Homes Don't Happen Overnight': Today's House Guests Are Saffron Aldridge and Scarlett Supple

    This week, Carole Annett sits down with Saffron Aldridge and Scarlett Supple of Alridge and Supple – a small, dynamic studio spanning decorating, interiors, sourcing and product design. They chat about the origins of the brand, give us a sneak peek into upcoming projects, and talk through their incredible restoration of a historic property on a Hebridean island. Sponsored by ABI Interiors.

    • 26 min
    Today's House Guest is Ippolita Rostagno

    Today's House Guest is Ippolita Rostagno

    This week's, Carole Annett chats to Ippolita Rostagno, a jewellery designer and the co-founder of Artemest, an online gallery for Italian craft. Ippolita travels throughout Italy seeking out artisans bringing visibility to both ancient and contemporary arts. Tune in for more! Sponsored by ABI Interiors.

    • 25 min

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39 Ratings

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